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CMAs Do Disservice to Everyone, Including Taylor Swift, with Pinnacle Award

We were pretty excited for the Country Music Association Awards, at least in comparison to the rest of the country awards programs that will be filling the airwaves soon. And then we heard about Taylor Swift's Pinnacle Award, which was announced on ...

Pitbull Will Host and Perform at the 41st Annual American Music Awards

The American Music Awards are going to get a little dose of Mr. Worldwide. Today (Nov. 5), it was announced that Pitbull would host the annual awards show, set to air later this month.

Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton and More Perform Civil War-era Music on 'Divided & United'

You may not have paid too much attention to the lessons on the Civil War in your American history class, but this lesson on the era might draw your interest if you're a music fan. The new compilation Divided & United collects 32 songs from the Civil ...

Darius Rucker Announces 2014 Tour Dates [SCHEDULE]

Late October and early November have already been rife with announcements regarding country tours and festival announcements, what with Lady Antebellum recently announcing upcoming tours in both Europe and North America, and Taste of Country ...

Back of The Billboards: '12 Stories' by Brandy Clark

Society always celebrates the records that top the Billboard 200 album chart. Back of The Billboards is a Music Times weekly segment that looks at the opposite end: the new record that finished closest to the back of the Billboard 200 for the ...

The Band Perry Tries European Tour to Build International Fan Base

The Band Perry may be taking a slight risk when they embark on a European tour on November 8, but they're hoping that the month-long sojourn into Europe will reward its fans across the pond, and perhaps even pick up some new listeners.

Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and George Strait to headline the Bayou Superfest

Another day, another lineup for another 2014 country music festival: The list of performers for the Bayou Country Superfest was released Wednesday night, and they ain't messing around. The festival-- which takes place the weekend of May 23, 24 and ...

Katy Perry and 'Prism' Dominate Bad Album Sales Week

The bad news for the music industry: This week was a weak one for album sales, totaling around 4.54 million total records sold, the lowest weekly total since Nielsen began compiling the stats in 1991. Considering that Lady Gaga sold more than a ...

Brad Paisley Among Taste of Country Headliners

Love it or hate it, outside of Garth Brooks, country music doesn't like to keep its fans in suspense. We love it, because that means we get plenty of time to decide whether we'll be going to the festivals, as we know who'll be headlining far before ...

CMA Nominations Unsurprising to Say The Least

There are about a 100 (give or take a dozen) country music awards ceremonies going on in the near future, so you'll be forgiven if you can't keep them straight. The newest batch of nominations to be added to the list is the American Country Awards, ...

Garth Brooks' final Vegas show to broadcast on CBS

Unless you're among a lucky few, you probably haven't seen Garth Brooks perform live in recent years. Although the country icon has stuck his head out to play charity events, including a fundraiser for Oklahoma tornado relief this summer, Brooks has ...

Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and 'Cowboy' Jack Clement inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame

Three country music icons were inducted to the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday in Nashville, with Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and "Cowboy" Jack Clement being honored at the ceremony.

See who is playing on late night television this week

Can't get enough of your favorite bands on late night television? Check and see who is performing this week, and don't forget to come back and see what we have to say the next day! The week of Oct. 28 through Nov. 1.

'American Idol' drafts Harry Connick Jr., announces Season 13 premiere date

American Idol has finally released a debut date for the 13th season of the Fox vocal competition contest. The first episode will air on Wednesday, January 15, with a second episode coming the day after. Both of the first two episodes will be two ...

Garth Brooks Points to a Possible Tour in 2013? Music Times Explains All The Signs

There are a ton of reasons why Garth Brooks fans have reason to believe that the country legend will go on tour during 2014. It's been more than 12 years since he's toured (although he did do a stand in Las Vegas), but all the signs are pointing to ...

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